Taught course

Early Modern History

Institution
Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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The MA in Early Modern History offers the study of the period of history that runs from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, and encompasses the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, and Enlightenment.

The wide-ranging expertise of Swansea University's early modern historians allows students to study British, European, American or Asian History. The MA explores the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science.

Swansea University has excellent research resources for postgraduate study in the area of Early Modern History. In addition to the general holdings in the University library, the National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth is within travelling distance. The University works closely with the National Galleries and Museums of Wales. There is a postgraduate common room and an electronic resources room available in the James Callaghan Building.

Modules on the course typically include:

• Historical Methods and Approaches

• New Departures in the Writing of History

• From Princely Possessions to Public Museums: A History of Collecting and Display

• Postgraduate Latin

• Debates and Approaches in Heritage and Public History

• Empire, Slavery and Liberty in the British Atlantic World, 1584-1808

• Communicating History

• Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

• Directed Reading in History

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Arts and Humanities
Email
pgahadmissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606752